If gravity does not act directly on objects, rather it distorts nearby spacetime, objects falling towards a massive object are just following the geometry of the distorted spacetime. Why is light ray not-so-readily following this distorted spacetime? The "straight line" light ray travels should be along the distorted spacetime curvature, light ray should be the easiest and most ready traveller which follows the curved spacetime, more ready than any other objects. Does the amount of lightray-bending correlate with the amount of spacetime distortion? Thank you.